The Grand Canal, the Grand Canal of Venice, is Venice's main waterway, along the natural waterways from St. Mark's Church to the Church of St. Chiara, in an anti-S shape, from the Roman Forum in the northwest to St. Mark's Square in the city centre. It is connected to many small canals, and most of the city's transportation passes through these waterways. Take a water bus from the Roman Forum, walk between the ancient buildings on both sides of the strait, and enjoy the river of souls of Venice, you can feel the daily life of the Venetians living on the water.
The famous Grand Canal in Venice, Italy is one of the most picturesque spots in the city. Traditional poled gondolas dot the waterway makng for a unique and unforgettable experience for all visiting tourists.
When thinking of Venice I think of the velvet-padded gondolas. It is an obvious and cliché choice of experiencing Venice. The ride through the winding Grand Canal is elegant, slow, with unusual silence permitted by the absence of cars and beautiful views of pastel old buildings with entrances on the canal's side. Same (or even better) is if you're staying in an apartment with a balcony above the canal with singing gondoliers paddling below you every few minutes. Oh, la dolce vita.
Made of velvet-padded gondolas, scenic bridges & canals, beautiful balconies with matching flowers, architectural masterpieces of floating palaces, cicchetti & bellini gatherings... Any girl will begun to feel La ‚Dolce Vita‘ the moment you arrive to Venice. The most romantic city in the world is not to be missed and definitely must be experienced with your soulmate.
The charm of Venice is perceived in every corner and in all the little things. During the Christmas holidays, Venice becomes even more magical and full of lights and colors.